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Table 2 Means scores for correct answers to 12 questions exploring HIV/TB knowledge, policies and guidelines

From: An assessment of the HIV/TB knowledge and skills of home-based carers working in the North West province in South Africa: a cross-sectional study

  Mean % (standard deviation)
1. Understanding body organs affected by TBb 37 (23)
2. Signs and symptoms of TBb 76 (27)
3. Knowledge of TB drugsc 63 (48)
4. Knowledge of side effects of TB drugsa 69 (46)
5. Naming of side effect of TB drugsb 34 (30)
6. Knowledge of TB treatment duration for 1st episodeb 96 (19)
7. Knowledge of TB treatment duration for 2nd episodeb 63 (48)
8. Definition of the term HIVc 14 (34)
9. Definition of the term AIDSc 63 (48)
10. Knowledge of signs and symptoms of AIDSc 75 (31)
11. Knowledge of impact of HIV on body’s ability to fight diseasea 94 (22)
12. Relationship between HIV and TBa 96 (18)
  1. a Binary questions, yes, no option; b three or more options provided in answer option; c open-ended question option